• Shear testing system of GZCT most viewed news in LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN 2014

    Posted on January 9, 2015 by in Blog

    In february, the professional journal LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN reported about the shear testing system by GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING (GZI) which has been standardized as DIN SPEC 4885:2014 in january 2014. The paper „Neuer Prüfstandard für die Schubprüfung von faserverstärkten Kunststoffen” (new testing standards for shear testing of fibre reinforced composite materials) has met great interest among experts and hit number One of [...]

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  • Prize for Innovation Berlin Brandenburg 2014 to Grasse Composite Testing

    Posted on December 13, 2014 by in Blog

    Pic.: Oliver Walterscheid GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING recieves the  Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2014 for transfering the shear testing system into application oriented practice. If characteristic material values for technical devices or features are not measured correctly, improper use of materials and severe accidents may result. Using the newly developed shear testing system for determining material values of fibre [...]

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  • Grasse Zur Nominated for the Innovation Berlin Brandenburg Prize 2014

    Posted on November 12, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING is nominated for the Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2014 for transferring the shear testing system into application-oriented practice. This is yet another award for this innovative procedure for more accurate determination of mechanical properties of composite materials after DIN-Innovation Prize 2014. The goal of the innovation award of the capital region is promotion, [...]

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  • Review: Composites Europe 2014

    Posted on October 22, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING made a successful appearance at the trade fair Composites Europe 2014 in DÜSSELDORF. The main attraction of this year’s fair appearance was the alternating-bending-test device GZ B-50 for static and dynamic characterisation of flexural properties of fibre reinforced composite materials. Using the device, short, long and continuous fibre reinforced plastics can be tested with unidirectional layers, bidirectional fabrics [...]

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  • Composites Europe 2014 in Dusseldorf – Grasse Zur Composite Tesing will exhibit!

    Posted on September 25, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING is going to exhibit at the most important trade fair for composite materials in Germany and beyond! Composites Europe is the most modern and innovative trade fair in the composites market. Material solutions, lightweight concepts as well as latest production and automatisation solutions are shown for mastering your construction challenges of the future – [...]

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  • Technology transfer of BAM awarded

    Posted on April 16, 2014 by in Blog

    A short article of the Federal Ministry of Economics reports about GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING being a spin-off from Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM). We are delighted!  

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  • DIN Prize for Innovation 2014 to Grasse Zur

    Posted on April 13, 2014 by in Blog

    Innovation largely depends on successful knowledge transfer. The DIN - German Institute for Standardization honoured GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING with the INNOVATION PRIZE 2014 for transferring their innovative shear testing method of composite materials into application oriented practice. The celebration took place at the Hannover Messe at 8 April 2014. The existing test methods for composite materials satisfy the requirements [...]

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  • Cutting Edge Test Method for Lightweight Materials: DIN SPEC 4885:2014-01

    Posted on February 23, 2014 by in Blog

    DIN SPEC 4885:2014-01 „Fibre-reinforced plastic composites – Shear test method using a shear frame for the determination of the in-plane shear stress/shear strain response and shear modulus“ defines a novel composite testing method for lightweight construction. Increasing market demands for fibre reinforced composite materials require additional standards and specifications meeting the special properties of those [...]

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  • Helping people help themselves – Grasse Zur Composite Testing supports people in their mobilization

    Posted on December 21, 2013 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING continues a young tradition and assists people in poorer regions of the world at the end of the year. After supporting a project in Peru in 2012, we 2013 make a contribution to a project initiated by SRAM (leading manufacturer of bicycle components), where bicycles are donated as means of transportation. [...]

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  • Successful participation at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2013

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING made a successful appearance at the trade fair  Composites Europe 2013 in Stuttgart. Once again the fair specialised in fibre reinforced composite materials continued to expand its reputation as the composite’s industry’s biggest get-together in Germany. Like the previous year, this year’s highlight of the trade fair appearance was the shear testing system GZ [...]

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